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Mr. Edgar L Willig
  • Little Sisters of the Poor
    476 Riddle Road
    Cincinnati, OH 45220
  • Heart to Heart
    The Holy Spirit Center
    5440 Moeller Ave.
    Cincinnati, OH 45212

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5864 Bridgetown Road
Cincinnati, OH 45248
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“Dearest Laura and Jack, just prayed for your dad at Mass today. Did not realize that he had gone on to heaven. You know we hold all of you in our...Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: Jack and Ellie Hoeller - Columbus, OH

“Edgar's heart was full of joy and he loved to share it with everyone. May he rest in peace with our Heavenly Father. ”
2 of 23 | Posted by: Jerry and Mary Wenker - AL

“Dave,My sincere condolences on the loss of your beloved father. Requiescat in pace. Only the firmest of commitments could have kept me from attending...Read More »
3 of 23 | Posted by: Joanne Engel - Cincinnati, OH

“When I saw Ed at Bayley Place last year, I mentioned that he is one of the few people left who knew me before I was born! My parents, Jack and Peg...Read More »
4 of 23 | Posted by: Jackie Tholotowsky - Sarasota, FL

“On behalf of Mom and Dad (Jim and Mary), and the entire Ryan family, I want to send prayers and best wishes in honor of a great man. Dad is waiting...Read More »
5 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“We have lost a wonderful man and he will truly be longer will we hear the phone ring and Edgar singing on the other end. Rest in Peace ”
6 of 23 | Posted by: Ralph and Nancy Werle - OH

“Ed & Alice and their entire family always made me feel at home. Trust that all of his Louisiana friends will be praying for the repose of his soul,...Read More »
7 of 23 | Posted by: Fr. Hampton Davis - Lafayette, LA

“Thoughts and prayers to the entire Willig family. He is now up in Heaven, singing with all of the Angels! His son, Father Jim Willig, as well as...Read More »
8 of 23 | Posted by: Therese Staud - Cincinnati, OH

“Such a wonderful husband patriarch to a faithful Catholic family that produced Fr. Jim as well as somany good children in a time when you don't see...Read More »
9 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“I am remember Edgar with so much love and gratitude for the love he showed to each of his grandchildren, specifically to Tim, Libby, Peter and Alex....Read More »
10 of 23 | Posted by: Patsy Schwaiger Willig - OH

“In the year 2000 I received a call that my 11 Week old Grandson had been diagnosed with Terminal Cancer. In the middle of the highest traffic area...Read More »
11 of 23 | Posted by: Milford Cook - Maineville, OH

“May God comfort each of you in this time. ”
12 of 23 | Posted by: Renee Thomas - OH

“He has gone to that place we all strive for. He is now with his lovely bride, my Aunt Alice. All my deepest prayers for Uncle Edgar and the Willig...Read More »
13 of 23 | Posted by: Dan & Sandy Morgan - Cincinnati, OH

“My heartfelt sympathy goes to the entire Willig Family. ”
14 of 23 | Posted by: Tom Grome - OH - Family Friend

“To Ed jr and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time. Your dad brings back many great memories growing up in our...Read More »
15 of 23 | Posted by: Mark Werle - Springboro, OH

“Condolences to the family of Ed Willig. A wonderful husband, father and friend to many. May the good Lord grant him a safe lodging and the family...Read More »
16 of 23 | Posted by: Tony Daniel - Cincinnati, OH

“Ed was a loving, inspiring witness for God's beautiful Gift of Human Life. May the angels escort him to heaven with joy. ”
17 of 23 | Posted by: Paula Westwood - Cincinnati, OH

“Our hearts and prayers go out to the entire Willig family...especially John and his children...Shalom ”
18 of 23 | Posted by: Elmer and Ginger Fischesser

“Very sorry for your loss Donald. ”
19 of 23 | Posted by: Edgar and Karen Rust

“Cynthia and I extend our deepest sympathy to the entire Willig family on the loss of your father.Fred ”
20 of 23 | Posted by: Fred Kahsar - Abilene, TX

“One of the finest people of my life. May he have the prefered place in Heaven , that he rightfully deserves ”
21 of 23 | Posted by: Willy Weisbrod

“I met Ed in the pool at the WH Health Plex. He would come in the door singing and still be singing when he left. As a new instructor I loved...Read More »
22 of 23 | Posted by: nicki kelhoffer - cincinnati, OH

“I will miss his beautiful voice as will all those at Bailey's that he entertained. Great man! He will be missed. ”
23 of 23 | Posted by: Mary Carol Gennett - Cincinnati, OH


WILLIG, Edgar L. , Beloved husband of the late Alice (née Bywater) Willig for 61 years. Loving father of Dave (Janet) Willig, John (Chris) Willig, Mary Lou (John) Krekeler, Linda (Steve) Giessler, Laura (Jack) Fisher, Carol (Marty) Mullen, Pattie (Eric) Halverstadt, Ed (Gina) Willig, Margie (Alan) Burke, Joe (Elaine) Willig and the late Fr. Jim Willig. Devoted Grandfather to 35 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. Dear brother of Don (Cathy) Willig, Bill (the late Harriet) Miller, Marion (the late Earl) Morgan and the late Ken Willig and Bob (Marian) Miller and brother in law of Noreen Willig. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. Passed away on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at the age of 95. Visitation at MEYER FUNERAL HOME, 5864 Bridgetown Rd., on Friday from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM and Saturday at St. Antoninus Church, 1500 Linneman Rd., at 10:00 AM until time of Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to The Athenaeum of Ohio Seminary, 6616 Beechmont Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45230 or Little Sisters of the Poor, 476 Riddle Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45220 or Heart to Heart, The Holy Spirit Center, 5440 Moeller Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45212.